The Product Design of IoT
As more and more ‘Internet of Things’ products come into the market, most, if not all will come with significant challenges. The key to overcoming any obstacles is to unify them into one holistic user experience; to incorporating the Physical and Digital experiences and making them work together in harmony.
The Design Secret Apple
Stole from Volkswagen
“We need to have a classic look that won’t go out of style, like the Volkswagen Beetle.” — Steve Jobs, referring to the original Mac. Apple has masterfully tapped into the emotional aspects of design since its inception, and its human approach has helped it become the most valuable company in the world.
The Five Biggest Red Flags In A Product Design Interviewee
Sometimes you come across designers who check all the boxes—talented, hardworking, proactive, etc—but who ultimately value different things than what you value. It doesn’t mean they’re deficient in any way. It just means this fit isn’t the right one for them or for you.
Time to Change a Diaper or Car Tire? Futuristic Fabrics Will Let You Know.
While the tech industry talks of “wearable” devices such as smartwatches, next-generation fabrics would literally create wearable computing devices that hang in our closets. What looks like a typical shirt might actually have some of the abilities of your smartphone or smartwatch.
If you are in search of history on the 40th anniversary of Apple’s founding, you might want to travel to Georgia. There, a guy named Lonnie Mimms has taken over an old CompUSA building and meticulously crafted a tangible timeline that would make Apple’s futurists pause with nostalgia and pride.
Meet the Women
Behind the Cars
Walking onto the floor of the New York International Auto Show, gearheads will no doubt be dazzled by the rows and rows of glossy cars, trucks, and SUVs. But for those keeping close tabs on trends in the auto industry, the more dazzling thing may be how many of those vehicles were designed or engineered by women.
Make Wearable Chic
While connected devices have become increasingly prevalent in our world, the growing appetite for wearable technology has opened the door for a new wave of devices that aim to eliminate the line between substance and style, and allow consumers to be more discerning in their gadget choices.